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All Year: Yes
Area (ha): > 1 Rai
Persons: 1-2
Category: Homestay
Host ID: 88591
Country: Thailand

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Last Updated: October 10, 2019

Hello everyone
Sa was dee ka everyone. We welcome volunteers to our garden center. We run a small garden center and used to do farm work grow rice & vegetable, merchant, investor and now selling trees and do garden works for more than 30 years, our place 10 km to Korat city. Korat which is 3 hrs from Bangkok in Northeast of Thailand. Towards Laos, Cambodia.

We are independent family we have three grow up children. A younger son, elder daughter and her two children with us sometime and younger daughter living in Aus. Our family they are independent and have they own space.

My favorite hobbies are

1. Singing, dancing & listening to music

2. Reading & listening holy teaching , Dhamma talk

3. Enjoy time with tree , nature & animal that make me feel freedom, happy and compassion.

Behind our house, we have a few chickens and small fish dam . We grow a few fruits tree and herb to use in household, small self - sufficiency.We would be very appreciative if you help around the house and garden center & be part of our family.

We are looking for a handyman male, Friends/ couple / group of friends who can share one room together.

You will be helping out along with me for start when you know how to do work you can start/continue work efficiency, independently till finish each job then move on to the next job. And before finish job each day always tidy up the area and clean tools that you use and put away Each day. Leave your working cloths outside your bed room.

If you have experience about maintenance garden/ nursery would be helpful but not necessary if you willing to help and learn.

1. In-House, cooking, cleaning

2. In Garden each day can be differ job but in general maintaining each day

* trim pot plants tree , an old leave trim it then sweep tidy up after each job then put leaves in blue bin,

* weeding pot plant. And surrounding area.

* watering the garden morning or afternoon time

* occasionally change pot plants and make potting mix .

* while we are working if a customer comes please pause what you/we are doing and come to greet the customers ( Sa was dee ka if you are a woman and sa was dee krub if you are a man) and call in case Nit not around. And I will call you incase you not working at front of nursery. Be around me while the customer is browsing and if they buy trees you will be helping me carry it to the customer vehicle which is usually parked at the front of the garden center, and say thank you & see you again to customer ( Khob khun ka/krub & Phob kan mai , ma xudnun mai na ka/krub ) if you wish to say.

* Afternoon time help put a few pet chickens back in cage to protect them from predator at night time because we let them out freelance a day time.

3. If you see thing need to be done and you are creative or have some differ skill you want to help feel free to ask Nittaya.

when you here Google /or voice translator would be helpful.

I got help with English from my daughter so it is important before you come and also during your stay feel free to communicated though this workaway or whatsapp , FB messenger, anytime with her.

Because I can only speak Thai language and I will mainly speak Thai to you only. Thanks for your patience in advance.

All welcome Especially those who are genuinely in to practicing YOGA and/or MEDITATION, MINDFULNESSES, OPENED MINDED & RESPECTFUL .

Looking forward to meeting you. THANK YOU and please email to introduce about detail yourself, then arrival & maybe departure date to us.

PS our family here speaks very little/ none of English. Thanks for your patience :)

We ask 6 hours per day for 5 days and weekend off per week. 3hrs in the morning and 3 hrs in the afternoon. Initial 2 weeks stays extended up to a month or so for suitable people.
Let us know if you wish to extended from first week of initial stay. (And for those who are the good friend and suitable, welcome to continue/ break your journey and come back visit and stay help with us as you wish )

Cultural exchange and learning opportunities.Thai language,Thai and Isan (Laos) cooking and sometime Northern style. Traditional Thai dancing cultural exchange and sometime enjoy modern style.Mix Thai way of simple living and eating. Variety of plant that grows in Thailand according to our garden center, Nursery plants, A few local nice temples just around the corner you can experience with us regularly real Thai people making merit. Rice farm behind garden,Local Thai every other day market close to home, etc
Nittaya will invites you to go to local temple together regularly, make sure you able to get up early on special day especially on Monk's day which is one a week or so. She will let you know in advance.
Accommodation & Food

We provided all food
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Accommodation in-house a private room, queen bed, with en-suite with hot shower

and bathroom ,toilet in house available also and if you need extra single bed is also available

& Unlimited free fast Wifi
What else ...

*It is our priority to take our helpers to sight-seeing together At Lease 1 Days tour to local places on their day off of their initial stay*
If you Plan to go Sight - seeing / explore places by yourself on your other day off anytime as easy Public transport .You can also borrow our Bicycle to go cycling in the area. Car/Ute available refill petrol next door one of family member can drive you to places by appointment only.
If you prefer your own transport to elsewhere there are motorbike for rent in Korat city. ( Not recommended if you are not an experience driver)

Our place less than 10km to Nakhonratchasima (Korat) city. Convenience & easy transport connection to Korat city & elsewhere in Thailand by train, buses, van, , taxi, local bus from our garden centre to Korat then elsewhere , etc. You can use public transport to come/go anywhere from/to our garden centre.
We will send you pdf file how to get here

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